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Aaron Kromer: New Orleans Saints May Have Been Hurt By Distractions

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

The New Orleans Saints have been pretty good about preaching a no-excuses mentality. They said they were going to do their best not to let the suspension of some of their defensive players become a distraction. Some of those suspensions were lifted, however, heading into Sunday's opener and interim head ...

Greg Olsen Compares Panthers Rookie Luke Kuechly to Brian Urlacher

Monday, August 27th, 2012

The Carolina Panthers tripled their win total last season, which has many believing that the young Panthers can take another big step forward and become contenders in Cam Newton's second year. The team might be green, but helping their cause is that they have a pair of experienced pass catchers ...

Cam Newton Leaves the Big Predictions to his Teammates

Thursday, August 9th, 2012

Carolina Panthers offensive lineman Ryan Kalil didn't mince any word when he told Carolina Panthers fans that they'd be rewarded with a Super Bowl. In fact, in July, he took out a full-page advertisement in the Charlotte Observer stating exactly that. The guy calling the signals behind him? Well, he's ...

Ryan Kalil Backs Up his Full-Page Newspaper Ad Predicting a Super Bowl Victory for the Carolina Panthers

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

The Carolina Panthers have been far from shy this offseason. The team has a franchise quarterback and high expectations (at least compared to usual). They're so confident, in fact, that offensive tackle Ryan Kalil took out a full-page ad in the Charlotte Observer that stated why the Panthers will win ...

Jon Beason on his Recovery and the Panthers’ Super Bowl Aspirations

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

There's a lot to be excited about in Carolina this season. Cam Newton is entering his second year, the Panthers are coming off a season in which they tripled their win total from the previous year, and three-time All-Pro Jon Beason is back after missing pretty much all of 2011 with ...

Cam Newton: Expectations for 2012 “Through the Roof”

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

Cam Newton helped the Carolina Panthers increase their win total by 300 percent in his rookie season. If they kept at that clip, Carolina would be on pace to win 18 games in the 2014 season. Obviously, that's impossible, but when you consider how hard Newton is on himself, you'd ...

Plaxico Burress on Team’s Interest in Signing Him: “It’s been there but it’s just getting to the right fit.”

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

After two years away from the game of football, Plaxico Burress hauled in 45 catches for 645 yards and scored eight touchdowns for the New York Jets last season. However this offseason, Burress has received little to no interest from NFL teams and remains a free agent looking for his ...

Carolina Panthers Coach Ron Rivera: We’re Looking For Immediate-Impact Players

Friday, April 20th, 2012

No one can argue with the fact that the Carolina Panthers were able to draft and find guys that were able to contribute as first-year players last year. Obviously, it's quarterback Cam Newton that everyone will first point to, but as coach Ron Rivera points out in the following interview, ...

Rookie of the Year Award Winner, Cam Newton: “I have never had that thought to say: ‘Boom. I proved everybody wrong.’”

Monday, February 6th, 2012

Cam Newton threw for more yards than any rookie in NFL history in 2011, breaking the mark set by Peyton Manning (3,739 yards) back in 1998 by throwing for 4,051 yards and 21 touchdowns. Despite the Carolina Panthers' limited success in the win column, Newton easily won AP Offensive Rookie ...

Cam Newton Isn’t Surprised By His Success, But Also Feels He’s Failed In Some Ways

Wednesday, November 9th, 2011

By all accounts, Carolina Panthers rookie quarterback Cam Newton is having a much better season than anyone really predicted for the No. 1 overall pick. Most thought he wasn't ready to step right in to a starting gig, and that he'd struggle if he were thrust into action from Day ...